Avalon Marshes Shortlisted for CIRIA Award 'Habitat Creation Project of the Year'
🎉 Exciting news!
Our project at #AvalonMarshesVisitorCentre at #ShapwickNatureReserve, #Somerset for Natural England, is shortlisted as a finalist for the 'Habitat Creation Project of the Year' award at the CIRIA Awards.
🐝 A transformation of a former landfill site into a nature-inspired haven.
🌳 Introducing local habitats back to the site and increasing biodiversity, such as reed beds, native hedgerows, wetland planting, tree planting, and wildflower areas.
💧 Implementing nature-based flood prevention solutions such as biorentation, swales, and permeable paving.
The project was a collaborative effort with Kier GroupTony FordCole Easdon Orme Architecture (Orme Limited), Baltonsborough, Somersettom gascoyne, planting design by Flavia Goldsworthy and client Natural EnglandJulie Merrett Simon Clarke and #DEFRA#EdWhite. Also, landscape contractors Artisan Landscapes Group (phase 3) and Elmtree Garden Contractors LtdPaul Lynch (phase 4)
We're immensely proud of the collective effort and passion that has brought this project to fruition. Here's to collaboration, biodiversity, and finding natural solutions to environmental challenges! 🌿🍃
More information about this project here: https://www.landsmithassociates.co.uk/avalon-marshes